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  • President of ABC Dishes On Network’s New Primetime Shows; Calls Them ‘Soaps’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    ABC formally announced its new lineup of shows on Tuesday at an upfront presentation held at New York City’s Avery Fisher Hall, and Paul Lee, the ABC Entertainment Group president, called series like the network’s new Steven Spielberg-produced drama, “Lucky 7,” soaps! And he revealed much more about the new shows in a special press conference in which Soap Opera Network took part. READ MORE
  • The Juicy Deets on ABC’s New Fall Shows Revealed; ‘GL’s’ Wendy Moniz Stars In Network’s New Drama, ‘Betrayal’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    ABC has consistently brought soap-worthy programming to primetime (“Desperate Housewives” and “Revenge,” to name but two), and the schedule for this fall is no different: Intermixing with popular mainstay shows like “The Middle,” “Modern Family,” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” come thirteen brand new shows, a few of which may spur “General Hospital” and other daytime soaps to come to mind! And Wendy Moniz (ex-Mayor Finn, “One Life to Live,” ex-Dinah Marler, “Guiding Light”) strengthens the soap/primetime connection with a role in the new drama, “Betrayal.” Read on to get the exciting details! READ MORE
  • ‘OLTL’s Jonathan Groff Lands Major Disney Gig!

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN
    “One Life to Live’s” Jonathan Groff (ex-Henry) has been one busy man: In addition to starring in a new HBO comedy alongside “Guiding Light’s” Murray Bartlett (ex-Cyrus Foley), the “Glee” star has also landed a job as a lead voice in Disney’s new animated feature, “Frozen!” READ MORE
  • ‘OLTL’ and ‘GL’ Alums Star in New HBO Pilot

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    Steven Bergman Photography
    It’s raining soap stars over at HBO now that the premium cable network has picked up Michael Lannan’s untitled comedy pilot starring Jonathan Groff (ex-Henry, “One Life to Live;” Jesse St. James, “Glee”), Murray Bartlett (ex-Cyrus Foley, “Guiding Light;” James Brogan, “Headland”), as well as Frankie Alvarez (“Kitchen Confidential”). READ MORE
  • ‘Soap Life’ Documentary Releases New Trailer

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    Soap Opera Network
    "Another World" and "Sunset Beach" were canceled in 1999, "Port Charles" in 2003, and "Passions" in 2007 (NBC version) and again in 2008 (DirecTV version). In 2009, "Guiding Light" got turned off and in 2010 "As The World Turns" just stopped. 2011 then brought the double cancellations of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." As a result of 8 soap operas being cancelled within a 12 year span, one would have expected 2012 to end with another soap saying goodbye. Thankfully, the year came and went without a single soap cancellation for the first time in five... READ MORE
  • CBS Daytime Wishes Prospect Park’s ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Nothing But the Best

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    CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
    When "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" debut with brand new episodes on Monday, April 29 on Hulu, Hulu Plus and iTunes, they will have the full support of CBS Daytime. Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President, CBS Daytime, wishes Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz, whose Prospect Park licensed the two soaps from ABC in 2011, nothing but the best. She relays via Soap Opera Network, "Congratulations and best of luck on the success. Your success is our success and vice versa. And it’s just a thrilling new experience and I look forward to seeing where the journey... READ MORE
  • TV and Film Star Paula Garces Joins Cast of ‘All My Children’

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN
    The OnLine Network has announced that Paula Garces (ex-Pilar Santos, "Guiding Light"), best known for her portrayal of Maria in the “Harold & Kumar” film franchise has joined the cast of the networks “All My Children.” READ MORE
  • Zack Conroy Crossing Over from ‘Bold’ to Become ‘Restless’

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    Bell-Phillip Television Productions (Top); Sony Pictures Television (Bottom)
    A CBS spokesperson has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that "The Bold and the Beautiful's" Zack Conroy (Oliver Jones) will crossover to "The Young and the Restless" for two episodes beginning with the Tuesday, May 21 episode. Conroy will begin filming his May sweeps ending stint in the coming weeks. The news was first reported by Daytime Confidential. READ MORE
  • First Look: Meet ‘One Life to Live’s’ Newest Cast Members

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN
    With the characters of Matthew Buchanan and Destiny Evans already recast with Robert Gorrie and Laura Harrier, it was only a matter of time before their on-screen love child Drew was recast as well. On Wednesday, Gorrie tweeted a picture of he and his reel-life baby momma holding twin infants Elijah and Isaiah Ford, who are taking over the role on "One Life to Live." READ MORE
  • Kassie DePaiva Teases New ‘One Life to Live’

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN
    In a new interview with Carolyn Hinsey's "Tainted Dreams" blog, Kassie DePavia reveals other excitement on the return of "One Life to Live" and previews what fans can expect from the show now that it is being produced by Prospect Park. READ MORE